UFC 281: Adesanya vs. Pereira. November 12, 2022, at the Madison Square Garden in NYC.
A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between current champion Israel Adesanya and former Glory Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Alex Pereira is expected to headline the event. The pairing previously met twice in kickboxing matchups. The first was in April 2016 which Pereira won by unanimous decision. Their second meeting took place at Glory of Heroes 7 in March 2017 which Pereira won by third-round knockout. A UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship bout between current two-time champion Carla Esparza and former champion Zhang Weili is expected to take place at the event. A lightweight bout between Matt Frevola and returning veteran Ottman Azaitar has been rescheduled for this event. Get 100% guaranteed UFC tickets for all upcoming events at the lowest possible price.